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Anne Søe

violin
1969
© Christoffer Askman

Anne Søe is known as one of Denmark’s most experienced and dedicated musicians in new music. She started playing the violin as a 4-year-old, following the Suzuki method. When she was 15, she won the Berlingske Gold Medal playing Paganini’s Violin Concerto and was the Danish representative at a Eurovision concert. The same year she started at the Royal Danish ­Academy of Music in Milan Vitek’s violin class. She later studied with Marta Líbalová in Aarhus and with the legendary violinist Ruggiero Ricci in Salzburg. Anne Søe made her debut in 1991, and as a soloist her reper­toire of concertos spans the whole field, with new music as an area of particular interest to her. Most recently in 2019 where she performed Morten Olsen’s Violin Concerto.

Anne Søe was primarius of Sjællands Strygekvartet in 200411, with whom she recorded works by Anders Koppel, Paul von Klenau and Sunleif Rasmussen for Dacapo Records. She is concert­master at Athelas Sinfonietta Copen­hagen, with whom she has also recorded several CDs. Anne Søe has been a teacher at the Royal Danish Academy of Music since 2008. She also plays in Copenhagen Phil.

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